Sins of the Fathers: 3. Pride: The Sin of Thingol

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3. Pride: The Sin of Thingol

What sin is this, husband? You think this mortal less than you. Was I not a greater thing than thee once, yet I put away my pride to dwell here.

His heart is true, yet you would send him to his death to save our daughter. This is a greater sin than you know.

Their love is a greater even than the pride of the Eldar. It will not be vanquished.

Forget your arrogance, Grey Lord, and let them be. You will be no less for it, and she will be the stronger.

He shall have no part of her.

This is a work of fan fiction, written because the author has an abiding love for the works of J R R Tolkien. The characters, settings, places, and languages used in this work are the property of the Tolkien Estate, Tolkien Enterprises, and possibly New Line Cinema, except for certain original characters who belong to the author of the said work. The author will not receive any money or other remuneration for presenting the work on this archive site. The work is the intellectual property of the author, is available solely for the enjoyment of Henneth Annûn Story Archive readers, and may not be copied or redistributed by any means without the explicit written consent of the author.

Story Information

Author: SheBit

Status: Reviewed

Completion: Complete

Era: Multi-Age

Genre: Poetry

Rating: General

Last Updated: 06/01/05

Original Post: 05/12/05

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